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Close-Up of Photo on Marker
Photographer: Syd Whittle
Taken: November 3, 2007
Caption: Close-Up of Photo on Marker
Additional Description: A restored Ordoņez gun at San Juan National Historic Park in Puerto Rico. This rifled artillery piece, developed by Captain don Salvador Diaz Ordoņez of the Spanish army, could fire a 500-pound shell nearly seven miles. The Spanish military mounted Ordoņez guns in coastal forts in Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere.
Submitted: October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Database Locator Identification Number: p39745
File Size: 0.116 Megabytes

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